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The following information is based on initial reviews of incident reports and should not be considered a comprehensive list of all incidents reported. The blog reports do not include sex crimes, domestic abuse, juvenile information, medical reports, and other sensitive police reports. The blog may differ from local news sources as well as trends reported at

Thursday, October 17, 2019

October 15, 2019 
At approximately 7:15 PM Officers responded to a report of an assault that just occurred in the area of 1773 Beacon Street. Once on scene officers met with the victim who told police the following: She stated that she had parked her car on Dean Road near Beacon Street and proceeded to cross the street.  As she was approaching the church, she was shoved from behind and fell to the ground.  The suspect then attempted to remove the victim’s backpack, while shouting racial insults and threatening further violence.  The victim began to fight back, kicking and screaming which caused her attacker to flee.  She then fled to the church and waited for police to arrive.  The suspect is described as a middle age, black male, with a medium build, approximately six feet tall.  Police are investigating.

Wednesday, October 16, 2019

October 15, 2019

At approximately 10:28 AM officers were dispatched to the corner of Beacon and Saint Paul Streets for a report of a motor vehicle crash. Once on scene police noticed a traffic light that was struck and damaged.  Police interviewed witnesses who told police the following: They heard a loud noise from the crash and saw a grey Volvo drive over the pole then leave the scene. After clearing the scene, Officers noticed a trail of fluid on the road near the crash and followed it.  After a brief investigation they discovered a grey Volvo with front bumper damage.  After identifying the driver he was issued citations for leaving the scene of a crash and other traffic offenses. 

Tuesday, October 15, 2019

October 11, 2019

At approximately 9:20 AM Officers met with a resident on Harvard Street to report a past larceny. Once on scene Officers met with the reporting party who informed Police that she had left her purse in the bathroom at work.  When she returned to retrieve it was not there. The purse contained currency and gift cards which were now missing. Police are investigating.

October 12, 2019

At approximately 8:46 AM Officers were dispatched to Commonwealth Avenue for a report of a shoplifting. Once on scene Officers spoke with the loss prevention agent on scene who told police the following: He observed the suspect enter the store with a opened backpack and approach the electronics section. The suspect then placed a Fitbit and smartwatch into the opened bag and closed it, then proceeded to the exit. Before he could exit he was confronted by loss prevention and he fled the store ditching the backpack in the store. Police are investigating.

October 13, 2019

At approximately 8:00 PM Officers were dispatched to Netherlands Road for a report of a stolen bicycle.  Officers met with the reporting party who told police he had seen his bike at approximately 1:00 PM on his front porch unlocked.  When he returned at around 5:30 PM the bike was missing and presumed stolen. Police are investigating.

October 14, 2019

At approximately 1:15 PM Officers were dispatched to Clark Road for a report of a larceny from a vehicle. On arrival officers met with the caller who told Police that around 12:30 PM he went to his vehicle and found the driver’s side door opened and items were missing from the glove compartment and center console. Police are investigating.